Check Casher Businesses - How to File

We accept information report files on CD-ROM only. Your file must conform to the specifications in FTB 1021 - Check Casher Information Report Record Layout.

To file on CD-ROM, you will need:

You may also find a service provider to prepare your information return.

Write the following directly on the CD-ROM:

  • Name of check casher business.
  • Name of transmitter.
  • Type of information return you are submitting – Check Casher.
  • Submission date.

Note: Do not place gummed labels on a CD. The weight of the label may unbalance the disc and cause read/write errors. You can label the CD by writing on the top surface using permanent ink.

Download FTB 3606, CD-ROM Transmittal Form, and include it with your file. Do not mail it separately.

Businesses with multiple locations

Individuals, partnerships, or corporations that operate more than one check casher location should combine the data from all locations and submit a single information return through their headquarters.

Once you have prepared your CD-ROM, send it to:

Shipping:

DATA EXCHANGE - CHECK CASHER MS L120
FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
SACRAMENTO CA 95827

U.S. Postal Service:

DATA EXCHANGE - CHECK CASHER MS L120
FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
PO BOX 1468
SACRAMENTO CA 95812-1468